LibriVox recording of The Discovery of New Worlds, by M. B. Synge. Read by Laura Caldwell.
This is the second volume in the series, The Story of the World, which covers the period of history from the rise of Rome to the Conquest of Peru. Along the way, passing through the Dark Ages, going on the Crusades, and exploring the unknown world with the brave men who had the courage to travel unknown seas. Also featured is the destruction of Pompeii and the invention of the Printing Press, along with many other interesting happenings of history during this time period. (Summary by Laura Caldwell)
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June 20, 2016 Subject:
For history lovers
If you love history, this is right up your ally. Every short chapter is an essential adventure on the road to the advancement of our civilization. Author M B Synge has a most wonderful talent for condensing these astounding stories into such short bites of adventure. Every single chapter presented here warrants the separate reading of a full scholarly work on the subject, if you have the time. M B Synge’s book is classified in the “young people’s” category; however, it is consummately fascinating for adults as well. You will frequently find yourself dropping your jaw in awe of our intrepid ancestors. Reader, Laura Caldwell, is endowed with reading talent possessed by very very few. She is remarkable.